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  1. Jesse's CurveRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Athletics Nation

    I wish that I had Jesse's Curve Jessie is a friend, Yeah, I know he's been a good friend of mine But lately something's changed It ain't hard to define Jessie's got himself a curve and I want to make it mine And I'm watching him with the ball and I'm watching his eyes And he's lovin' himself with that curve, I just know it! And he's holding grip in his hand in his glove, whether morning or late at night You know I wish that I had Jessie's curve I wish that I had Jessie's cruve Where can I find me a pitch like that? I follow along with the game There never seems to be a reason to throw his change You know I feel so dirty when they swing and miss at the change I wanna tell him just how much I love the curve but the point is probably moot And I'm watching him with and I'm watching his eyes And he's lovin' hiself with that curve, I just know it! And he's holding grip in his hand in his ... (more)

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  2. Altuve Homers To Back Fister In Astros' 2-1 Win Over A'sRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... CA - MAY 01: Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros breaks up a double play attempt by Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics during the third inning at the Oakland Coliseum on May 1, 2016 in Oakland, California. The Houston Astros defeated the ...

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  3. Oakland A's slide down into 3rd: AL West week 4 division recapRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Athletics Nation

    Twenty-six games into 2015, the Oakland A's were in third place at 11-15, already 7.5 games behind the Houston Astros on May 3. This year, the A's are in third place at 13-13, but stand just 1.5 games behind the Texas Rangers. For the Houston Astros their 8-17 record is a 10-game swing from the 18-7 they earned at this point last year after rattling off 10 consecutive wins: Oakland's chances of reaching the postseason slid back slightly with the Rangers, Mariners, and Angels all picking up 1.5 games on the A's, but nobody is running away with the division yet, nor is anyone out of it.

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  4. Oakland Athletics: 2016 Roster Not Typical A's TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Swingin' A's

    The Oakland Athletics had a good weekend: they took two of three from the Houston Astros, and they had a pretty good chance for a sweep. Friday night, Yonder Alonso got his first pie in the face when he hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth to help the A's win in a walk off.

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  5. Former Oakland Athletic Grant Balfour calls it a careerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Athletics Nation

    On Friday, veteran reliever Grant Balfour announced his retirement from baseball after twelve seasons. He finishes an impressive career with 534 games played, 539.2 innings pitched, 571 strikeouts, and a career ERA of 3.49.

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  6. Jose Altuve sparks Houston Astros past Oakland AthleticsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | UPI

    ... flight home. Fister took a shutout into the seventh, Altuve hit a home run and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1 after losing five of six. "We see the light for us as a team," Fister said. "We're doing the little things and guys are ...

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  7. Predictions: Series 9 (Mariners) - 3 gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Athletics Nation

    Below are a series of prediction questions for this series. The first four questions will be asked every series, while the 5th will change each series.

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  8. Hill gives up 2 hits in 6 innings ...May 1, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A flock of birds fly over Oakland Athletics outfielder Billy Burns in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. The Associated Press A flock of birds fly over Oakland Athletics outfielder Billy Burns in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Oakland, Calif.

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  9. A's lose to Astros 2-1Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... guys in the pen,'' Semien said. "It was frustrating, yeah.'' OAKLAND, CA - MAY 01: Rich Hill #18 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Houston Astros during the third inning at the Oakland Coliseum on May 1, 2016 in Oakland, California. ...

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  10. A's Let Series Sweep Slip Away With 2-1 Loss To AstrosRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [] OAKLAND, CA - MAY 01: Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros breaks up a double play attempt by Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics during the third inning at the Oakland Coliseum on May 1, 2016 in Oakland, California. The Houston Astros defeated the Oakland Athletics 2-1.

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  11. Hill battles past early bumps to limit damageRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Oakland Athletics

    On the one hand, A's starter Rich Hill gave up a solo home run on his third pitch Sunday against the Astros and matched his season high in walks with two outs in the third inning. On the other hand, Hill allowed only two hits and two runs over six frames and kept Oakland close in its But Hill's blemishes, like his four walks, stood out a little more, even as they were cleared up by finding command of his breaking ball.

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  12. Oakland can't complete sweep of Houston today, despite only two hits allowedRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Yonder Alonso had his first big hit for the A's on Friday night: a walk-off, three-run homer against the Astros. The Oakland Athletics haven't completed a sweep at home since July 2014, and they failed to do so again today at the Coliseum despite allowing just two hits to the Houston Astros .

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  13. Game #26: A's vs. AstrosRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Athletics Nation

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  14. Game #26: A's didn't get shut out! But lose 2-1.Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Athletics Nation

    Of course Doug Fister would pitch an absolute gem. Rich Hill was fine (more Middle Class Knoll than Rich Hill, but still), but the A's simply could not get anything going.

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  15. A's can't back Hill, fall to Astros in finaleRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Oakland Athletics

    The Astros only needed Colby Rasmus ' RBI sacrifice fly and two hits, including Jose Altuve 's leadoff solo home run, to dodge a three-game series sweep and edge the A's, 2-1, on Sunday at the Coliseum. Houston starter Doug Fister allowed one run and scattered seven hits across 6 2/3 innings, picking up a victory in a game that could have gone either way, as the A's outhit the Astros, 8 to 2. A's starter Rich Hill had a great outing despite running his pitch count high through the first three innings and matching his career high with five walks.

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  16. Hill loses control, A's lose to AstrosRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | SFGate

    MAY 01: Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros hits a home run in front of Stephen Vogt #21 of the Oakland Athletics and umpire Todd Tichenor #13 during the first inning at the Oakland Coliseum on May 1, 2016 in Oakland, California. less OAKLAND, CA - MAY 01: Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros hits a home run in front of Stephen Vogt #21 of the Oakland Athletics and umpire Todd Tichenor #13 during the first inning at the Oakland Coliseum on ... more In March, when Rich Hill resembled fictional wild-thing pitcher Nuke LaLoosh in spring training, A's manager Bob Melvin expressed confidence his starter would locate his control.

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  17. Game No. 25 Preview: Houston Astros at Oakland AthleticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crawfish Boxes

    ... even bigger then the Astros must rely on Doug Fister to save face and avoid a sweep at the hands of the Oakland Athletics. Fister is coming off back-to-back solid starts for the Astros. He has allowed just five runs over his last 12 innings of work. ...

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  18. Game No. 24 Preview: Houston Astros at Oakland AthleticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Crawfish Boxes

    RHP Chris Devenski vs. RHP Jesse Hahn Nothing went right in the final two innings of Friday's game. The only go thing is the Astros don't have to wait long to make up for their mistakes.

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  19. What Michael Bourn can do for the Blue Jays if he were called upRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Bluebird Banter

    ... 2012. If Michael Saunders has to make a stint on the disabled list - he just missed the series against the Oakland Athletics with a sore hamstring - he could be a strong replacement, even though Ezequiel Carrera was hot in the Oakland series ...

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  20. A's injury report: Good news for Valencia, bad news for BassittRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | SFBay

    ... for the outing - Alvarez induced seven ground-ball outs while striking out four. Kalama Hines is SFBay's Oakland Athletics beat writer. Follow @SFBay and @HineSight_2020 on Twitter and at SFBay.ca for full coverage of A's baseball. Oakland Athletics ...

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